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- to- work" legislation -- effectively busting up powerful labor unions. the state's republican lawmakers calling it a victory for workers -- that's not what the unions are saying. that story tonight at 5-30. >> but first -- 49ers running back brandon jacobs, suspended for his comments on instagram. now today -- we're hearing from his teammates about it for the first-time. i'll have the story after the break. you're on timeout leo! launchint some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. a fresh-cut tri tip sirloin served wi
an hour ago. with the lighting of a 25-foot mahogany menorah at union square. its a tradition now in it's 37th year. jewish hip-hop artist matisyahu had the honors tonight. tomorrow. there will be a holiday festival. with mayor ed lee. state senator mark leno. coming up. one n-f-l player is dead. and his teammate is in custody. after a suspected dallas. and new video of another n- f-l linebacker. hours before he murderd his girlfriend. and took his own life. plus the growing fallout over a radio prank. that led a nurse who treated a member of the british royal family to apparently take her own life. we'll be right back. sleep train has your ticket to tempur-pedic. experience the pressure-relieving comfort of tempur-pedic, and sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee. get 36 months interest-free financing: no down, and no interest for 3 years. plus, get free same-day delivery. sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee, interest-free financing, and free delivery? that's the ticket! sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic is on now. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a
francisco tradition kicked off last night in union square. last night marked the first night of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 foot mahogany menorah. a jewish hip-hop artist helped lead the celebration. the ceremony at union square is now in its 37th year. the holiday includes a present for each of the eight days of hanukkah. >> new this morning. it is the day many same-sex couples in washington state have been waiting for. it is the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week. hundreds of same-sex couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as thursday. and after the state's three-day waiting period, the earliest weddings took place was just after midnight. >> still ahead on kron four news weekend. tensions are rising in egypt once again as an opposition group calls for protests against the government. we'll have an update. >> and a tentative agreement has been reached with striking employees at the port of oakland. we'll have details on the new contract. forces in the country worked with the afghan mil
after filing for bankruptcy .. its bakers union went on strike.. in earlier negotiations, the union had already taken pay cuts to help the company.. now hostess says, the incentive pay is needed to retain high -level officials during the bankruptcy process. in other hostess news.. the company is also in talks with 110- potential buyers ... all willing to pay top dollar for some of the company's product lines, which include twinkies, ho- hos and ding- dongs. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. oh, it's great!
development in these cells. a little rain in the north bay right now, but more toward hayward and union city. moderate rain there as well. a wider look, the storm is not very organized, not a lot of moisture with it. so we're going to be getting spotty rain through the day tomorrow and into the afternoon. possibility of thunderstorms as well as chilly conditions. temperatures are staying in the 50s right now because of the cloud cover, but we're going to see partly cloudy skies out there tomorrow, and the thunderstorm cells are going to develop here and there. >>> with the flip of a switch tonight, the lights on the bridge are back on. the lights went out around 7:30 tonight. and caltrans officials simply flipped a switch and the lights were back on. >>> san jose police are investigating a teenager shot and killed earlier today. this marks that city's 44th homicide this year. neighbors heard pop, possibly the sound of gunshots, before they saw the van and the teen lying in the street. alicia reed has the details. >> reporter: this suv is shoved up on the curb and appears to have been in an
of the legislature and michigan right now. the national labor unions are rally in still worked to the right to work boat. it is aimed at organized labor. if it is passed and signed into law which looks like it's when that happened michigan will become the 24th right to work state bed requirements than non-union employees play unions for negotiate contracts and other services. california is not one of those ride to work states right now. this is also happening with wisconsin. we will keep watching the process. >> we have erica looking at the forecast for today >> we have several locations in the upper 30's today. temperatures could continue to decline as we heading closer to sunrise. let us live locally dense fog with visibility at 04 and about all. drive with extra caution. we have made improvements for napa to 7 mi. now. 9 mi. in santa rosa. just half a mile visibility in fairfield and clear conditions for the rest of the bay area. satellite and radar shows a lot of cloud cover and it will continue to stream into the bay. this is an advance of a cold front dropping down from alaska. this will not
and union advocates. reminiscent of the union demonstrations in wisconsin some months back, this was the scene at the michigan state capitol , while the vote was being taken today. the bills 'limit' workers rights to strike and to picket. also. membership and paying dues into the union, would not be a condition of employment. several protesters were arrested after police say, they tried to rush into secure areas of the building, and were lying on the floor. >>pam: same-sex couples line up in washington state. to apply for marriage licenses. that's because, as of 12:01 this morning, same-sex marriage became legal in the state. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eye
the teen in self- defense, is set to go to trial in june. >> national labor unions hold their right to work rally ahead of the house and senate vote on becoming the controversy right to work bill and at organized labor. >> if is passed and signed into law, michigan would become the 24 right to work state, banning requirements that nonunion employes paid union for negotiating contracts and other services. >> california is not one of those 24 states. we saw wisconsin passed similar legislation with huge protests. there are huge protests going on in michigan will bring you live pictures when we come back. >> it is 7:15 a.m. now we want to go live to erica to get a look at the weather this tuesday morning. >> good morning darya. >> there's a more dense fog to day. we are taking it live outside to my favorite shot of the morning this is our mount tam cam it could see it showing the cloud cover in fog. >> is cold 37 for fairfield vallejo 38. and concord out conditions for san francisco and the coast. upper '40's in daly city 45 in oakland. off as we take a look at your afternoon highs will not wa
sharing similar sentiments and spending the night at union square in san francisco, thankful to be with her family while at the same time, remembering the innocent lives lost in newtown, connecticut. >> this was a horrible tragedy i can't even imagine what the families are going through. so being with our family, i'm really blessed and happy. >> this family is bringing visiting family from the middle east to the ice rink. laughs and smiles mean a lot more today. >> what happened in connecticut, it really brings you back to what's important in life and family's really important in life and our hearts go out to them. and we wanted to be with one another during this holiday season. >> reporter: in sacramento, phillipe jegal, kron 4 news. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids...
storm with heavier rainfall. steady. as we go towards saturday, sunday. even da >> , of the union around union square. in the next edition of people behaving badly (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly.they were decorating trees scout cookies, wait not this kind of tree. >> yea girl scout cookies. this kind of tree, it's the holiday season in san francisco's union square .you can tell from all the gift buying. >> nats: what kind of beer you drink oh so you got a beer, >> then not it not a whole on i need another one. and the bad drivers that wave at you while committing violations this case its not left turn. but if you watch you will see driver after driver. that. remember the guy that waved with him. >> were tourist this just our first day here did you see the sign that said no left turn >> hell no i didn't see it but you saw the camera. then there was this driver, apparently this is the new and this driver has their park where you want button activated in an active turn lane so that makes it ok. during the holiday rush the panhandlers come out
numbers. the airports have been shut down and it is a clerical union strike. this is in its second week and the good news is that it is sending--the strike is costing a billion dollars a day. we're also watching the oil companies. this year to avoid the tax with the fiscal cliff. >> a warning from the centers for disease control this coming flu season could be a particularly bad one. if you have not got a flu shot, you might want to consider it. dr. randy bergen with kaiser in walnut creek says that the strain of the flu is also more polled net this year which is why everyone over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot. especially those most at risk. many people avoid the flu shot out of fear that it will give them the flu. not true says dr. bergen. >> according to the cdc's more than a third of americans have been vaccinated, and the vaccine formulated for this year is well matched to the strands of the virus seems so far. >> the alameda county sheriff's office says that it wants to use drones. this is video of the drones they are talking about. the sheriff's office unveiled them to the
is at union square. >> the traffic is still pretty crazy. thousands of people are here to get their holiday show fun. anybody who drove down had to bring some patients because it has been slow all day. >> the drive down this street was a slow day, and it took several cycles just to move one block of the traffic light signals. a merger of pedestrians, drivers in total gridlock was often the case for them 1 mi. of this square. if (car horsn >> many people were caught off guard with the overwhelming amount of pedestrians, drivers there were out and about direct and when the lights turn to you can see that the intersections were filled with at least 100 people every time the light to turn to scre. after green and eventually, people got to where there were going and they joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. you can see there are still people coming and. finishing up san francisco shopping jeff bush, kron 4 news. >> this is the eighth day of the jewish day of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 ft. mahogany menorah in the union square the 37th tradition. there'll b
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agreement. the union representing raley's workers said it won't count the results of contract-ratification votes until grievances are resolved. raley's spokesman said both parties agreed to binding arbitration for any dispute, and the union should file a grievance rather than impound the ballots. the tentative agreement was reached last month. and it ended a nine-day strike at the west sacramento-based raley's stores. >>pam: san francisco recreation and parks department began demolition of the fleishhaker pool building today. the san francisco landmark on the great highway had been closed for years before it became victim of fire on december first. days later architecture experts determined the building to be unsafe and required demolition. >> temperatures are cool. 30's in fairfield. san francisco, in his 46 degrees. it is dry and clear. and 46 degrees with a freeze warnings for the north bay valley. frost advisory for most of the bay area. that will be in effect until 3:00 a.m. certainly bundle up. do not be surprised if you see frost and there could be an active storm. thur
supermarket chain and its workers have made somes and have come to a tentative contract agreement. the union representing all rallies of workers said, the state will not count the results of the contract ratification votes until grievances are resolved. rayleigh's spokesman said that both parties agree to binding arbitration for any dispute, and the union should file a grievance rather than empire on the ballots. the tentative agreement was reached last month and ended a nine day strike. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. this 6:44 a.m.. >> firefighters and campbell have found a body after putting out a fire in the detached carport of an apartment building. fire crews and police are on the same working with arson investigators. the corner has also arrive on the scene. >> president obama will launch a gun control task force today. the administration wide effort will create new policies aimed at preventing another mass school shooting. if the president has named vice president joe biden to head the task force. white house aides say that president obama is not expected to announce any p
after filing for bankruptcy. after is bakers' union went on strike. in earlier negotiations, the union had already taken pay cuts to help the company. now hostess says, the incentive pay is needed to retain high-level officials on the bankruptcy process. the company is also in talks with more than 100 potential buyers. all willing to pay top dollars for some of the company's popular products. no word from the supreme court on whether it will review the legality of same- sex marriage in california. the high court will not make any announcement until monday at the earliest. support to first of prop. 8 appealed to the supreme court after more course from the voter approved ban unconstitutional. if if the court decides not to hear the case, same-sex marriages will resume in california but, if the court decides to hear the case arguments would take next spring. the court also has the option of the lane weather also. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. police are investigating after a while the venture capitalists is killed in monterrey sa reno. we will bring you that story next. [ male ann
union high school district. >> there has been a graffiti sound on one of the buildings indicating that a bomb has been planted. at monteux vista high school. >> the threatening message mentioned a teacher by name. he was not hurt but remains under the sheriff's protection. the principal of nearby kennedy middle school confirmed a similar threatening message was also discovered here. sky 7 hd abc 7 news aerial video shows emergency personnel stagingin the parking lot of monte vista high as bomb-sniffing dogs went through the campus classroom by classroom. no bombwasfound bg stopped short of calling the threat a prank or hoax. >> we to know that the crime has been committed. we are following up on a different leagues. our patrol deputies are working together at this point. >> neither the sheriff or school officials would confirm student claims the teacher had been threatened before. agents with the bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms have joined the investigation. classes were also cancelled at lincoln elementary next door. the all-clear was given around 11 a.m. if it was a hoax,
-50s. cooler for union city, 49 degrees. tonight clear skies every place but there could be a few patches of dense fog at the ground and to the north bay valleys. best chance is closer to sun rise. we could have limited visibility. rest of the day, lots of sunshine. another mild day. most places get into the 60. look for increasing clouds tuesday from a weather system in the pacific. right now clear skies. and the storm track is into alaska. there sadevelopping storm there -- is a developing storm there. it will bring us rain and cooler temperatures wednesday. noon tomorrow, we are clear. clouds off shore and remains that way for monday night and into tuesday morning but by tuesday afternoon mere we go -- here we go, late morning tuesday. noon tuesday. tuesday afternoon and evening. clouds increase and there is the rain tuesday night. it makes it into the north bay, midnight tuesday night going into wednesday morning. quarter to a half inch. temperatures in the morning, 30s north bay. east bay, 40s. highs tomorrow, beautiful monday. highs in the 60s everywhere. tuesday cooler. wit
in sunnyvale, cupertino as a zoom in on the east bay. lightly browned haywood union city stretching to north.norge. >> you may need to use your windshield wipers for portions of highway 4. >> taking storm tracker to the south bay interstate 280 and interstate 101 contending with like worcester. the showers are stalling out in passing through an moving relatively quickly. you will see light rain on surface streets in the downtown san jose area. drive with extra caution. it looks like it will be short- lived. the rain fell overnight and we saw a 10th of an inch or most of us. >> satellite and radar issuing the bigger picture showers continue to push their way south. we have a lot of instability in the air and with that the possibility exists for thunderstorms. we could see that small hail could be produced later this morning. that is something we will monitor. futurecast 4 is set up for 6:00 a.m. not much to show. light rain in the livermore valley. out in evergreen, morgan hill and gilroy. partly cloudy conditions. as we put the clock into motion we have the chance, the possibility exists for
it? it's so close to you. >> reporter: the teachers' union said educators will discuss friday's mass shooting in an age-appropriate manner. sandy hook elementary students have not returned to class. they'll be moved to another facility in a neighboring county. trucks carrying supplies have been leaving the school which is a scene still. >> president obama supports and would support legislation that addresses the problem of the so-called gun show loophole. >> reporter: connecticut's medical examiner says nancy lanza was shot four times in the head while she slept. all of this was too real for first responders who won't soon forget what they saw. >> very early on, it was determined that this was bad, really, really bad. >> as the community tries to return to some sort of normalcy, volunteers hope that some caring pets will hope ease the pain of residents. specially trained therapy dogs are said to help bring comfort to other people when they are suffering or hurting. >>> dozens of people gathered in pleasanton to mourn the loss of so many young lives in last week's shooting. singing so
, that is not an option if you want a legal union with somebody o >> fairness for all, we all have the same people at the same number of chromosomes. i made a decent person, a gay man myself them one proposition 8 and 2008, this union filed a suit saying that it was not constitutional and it was discriminatory. >> there are increased hate crime between lesbians and gays because of laws like this. >> because of others in california that want to marry but cannot. the that the supreme court is reviewing the case they have hope. >> it is possible that there would not of hold the decision for us and that is a possibility and we certainly hope that does not happen. >> the of a hearing coming up in the month of march with they prove that the >> needs to be lifted. after that, the supreme court should have a role in the month of june it. >> we are going to be right at the front of the line because it this is very, very important fight. not just for a sandy and die, but for kids, friendly for people that cannot even though they're going to want this yet. >> the couple also but there will be able to get the
approaching 92 and want to get past 92 through hayward it is stop and go towards union city. traffic in the south bay is not bad but it is building up. 1 01 headed north out of san south san jose is crowded as you approached 87. it is also slow 85 approaching highway 18. >> mountain as the high school and lincoln elementary are reopening this morning. the schools were closed yesterday after found graffiti at a nearby school that made a threat against a male teacher at monte vista. >> everything as a starting to pick up an all-out of teachers and have made their way into the parking lot. everything is reopening this morning after a very scary day for them yesterday. this happened just before 7:00 yesterday. officers went to check out graffiti at nearby lynbrook high school and they found graffiti that spelled out a bomb threat for motna this the high school. that brought dogs on the campus and look for a bomb. they did not find anything. they also evacuated nearby lincoln elementary which is also reopen today. officers will be on campus just to make sure nothing goes wrong today the m
. boulevard. just south of paris, union city this river is swelling just south of half a word-the century crown fall forcing the ground water into the river and finally in danville along the 680 evidenc of water. look at all of that water sycamore. looking for roche's thousands of gallons per minute flowing through sycamore creek. previous storm totals have wiped out the soil. water had been rising in previous storms the flood control project is holding up well at least for right now grant lodes, kron 4. >> >> p.g. and e has a new tool that should help crews repair downed lines and the resulting power outages. the utility deployed one of four new mobile command vehicles in response to it's storm efforts in santa cruz county. the vehicles provide valuable information to emergency crews in the field and are loaded with equipment like generators, satellite phones, laptops and radios connect with police, fire and the highway patrol. >> this vehicle would be able to come on site and provide your staff with energy, resources and the ability to communicate with the pg&e office and to communic
liberties union and other groups raised concerns. the unmanned aerial system would be used for search and rescue missions in tactical operations. but the aclu argues sheriff officials are planning to use the drone to spy on people. off the boards of revises were scheduled to vote yes today on a grant to help pay for the drones but the controversy topic has been moved to a committee hearing in january. the petaluma city council unanimously passed an ordinance that bans smoking in apartments and other units of multifamily dwellings, as well as in hotels and motels. the ordinance also bans outdoor smoking in areas including bus stops, dining areas, recreation facilities, and out eidetside a designated smoking areas at public events. the ordinance will take effect on august 1, 2013, at buildings still under construction on january 1, 2014 at existing housing units, hotels and motels. >> the sow for cisco municipal transportation agency has approved free muni ride the the san francisco municipal transportation agency has approved free muni rise for low-income children. the board in denselu
-to-work" state, banning requirements that non-union employees pay unions for negotiating contracts and other service. michigan governor rick snyder has pledged to sign the measure into law. >> in world news. south africa's former president, nelson mandela is suffering from a recurring lung infection and is responding to medical treatments. that's according to the nation's presidency. the 94- year-old has been hospitalized since saturday for medical tests at a hospital near the nation's capital. government officials originally declined to say what caused the hospital stay. no word yet on when he is expected to be released. >> meanwhile, a stomach virus has forced u-s secretary of state hilliary clinton to cancel a trip to the middle east clinton was supposed to fly to morocco for a wednesday meeting with the "friends of syria." it's a group that focuses on ways to support syria's opposition against the regime of syrian president bashar al-assad. deputy secretary of state william burns will go in clinton's place to the meeting. >> we have a live look over the golden gate bridge your ride is re
going through. >> the alameda, san leandro, hayward, union city also getting rain. the green is a light rain if you head for south scattered showers for the south bay into parts of san jose. >> expecting showers to stick around this morning also gusty winds. the showers will decrease and some clearing and tonight the skies will clear out. >> we could see dense fog from morning. >> richmond bottle temperatures in the 40's. 34 napa and santa rosa. everyone else in the '40's. >> richmond, novato >> the blue is a snow in lake tahoe we have the winter storm warning in effect until 11:00 p.m.. >> 3 in. of new snow possible today. storm totals one to 2 ft.. dress in layers. >> future cash shows us the showers for this morning will be scattered not widespread nothing compared to yesterday's. all suit see gusty conditions. 2:00 this afternoon may be scattered showers overall a lot of us will start to dry out. the clouds will start to break up. >> mid '50s and oakland. 53 in san francisco downtown. 54 in redwood city. concord in the mid-50s. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows bree
day but in california and it is still legal for only the opposite sex couples to join in union. while some were exchanging vows the u.s. supreme court was granting a review of proposition 8. >> they should be able to get married, love is love if that is what they want. the marriage equality has been the topic of conversation for quite some time. people did not hold back on sharing their opinions. >> they should be able what they want to be. >> we are all people, we all of the same number of chromosomes. i'm a decent person, i making myself i does not make me a murderer, gangster, a pedophile. it is about time that it is the christian thing they do is to treat everybody equal >> coming up at 6:00 p.m. the couple that filed the case with the supreme court. and here with the head to say about the supreme court's decision to review it. in berkeley, alecia reed, kron 4. >>pam: grant lodes? >> just minutes after the prop 8 ruling came down.elected officials shared their reactions on twitter. san francisco mayor ed lee tweeting: together we took the fight for civil rights to nation's highest
beat there were decorating trees in union square which grows out cookies, wait not this country. >> yet girl scout cookies. >> this kind of tree, it is the holiday season in san francisco union square. you can tell from of the gift buying. >> a kind of beer do drink. also you got a beer, you to put the sign down the not in a whole on i need another one. >> and a bad driver sped away bay while committing violations this case it is not left turn. >> but if you what you will see driver after driver after driver doing just that. >> remember the guy that wave earlier let us have a chat with him. >> we are tourist is just our first day here digits in the sign that said no left turn. >> held no i did not see it but you saw the camera. >> then there was used driver, apparently. >> and this driver has there park where you want but an active in an active turn line so that makes it ok. >> during the holiday rush the panhandlers come out in force, will after all they know there is many here remember this. >> every time you take a picture of a street artist or performer you must give them a dollar t
valley. 54 in union city. mostly sunny conditions. upper 44 navato, san rafeal, and downtown san francisco. 52 in oakland. >> for new year's eve will have a few high clouds. you will want to bundle up. it will be a cold one. by 8:00 p.m. temperatures will be in the local upper '40's. as we approach mid night and bring in 2013 it will be a clear and cold day. in fact we have some light when the forecast. just a little bit cooler. inland will be in the mid '30's. expect low for is for your bay shoreline. beating your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we will be contending with frost that a relatively cold morning. at least to the middle of this week. we have a slight possibility for rain as we head into thursday. friday however, mostly sunny skies. temperatures a bit warmer as we head into saturday and sunday. >> in the traffic department quiet out there. a lot of you are off. if you're heading to work and you're taking the bay bridge no problems, no delays, no wait at the toll plaza. the same at the san mateo bridge. a drive time of 12 minutes from and to in. >> south bou
in san francisco the " geophysical union. rumors of a discovery began after nasa's she's sciences said that the rover had gathered data for the " history books. nasa downplayed that statement but we will find out what happened this morning in san francisco. >> school for some public school students will get longer but not in california. five states are announcing today that they are adding at least 300 hours of learning time to their schools starting next year. colorado, connecticut, massachusetts and new york and tennessee are part of this plan. the goal is to boost student achievement and make u.s. schools more competitive on a global level. this is a three year pilot program and a mix of federal state fines or will find this operation. >> japanese officials have been prompted to order the immediate inspection of lots of other titles across the country. the tunnel in question, nine people were killed yesterday in that collapse. japanese officials say the concrete ceiling slabs fell on a moving car as well. traffic was running through the tunnel when these labs came down. deep inside
. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plans than just search and rescue.. the group says the alameda county sheriff's office could also use the remote controlled aircraft and as, kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, the a-c- l-u claims, it has the documents to prove it.. you may not see it as it flys over your home or backyard snapping pictures of your every move. that's what the aclu alleges could happen, if the alameda county sheriff's office is allowed to use these unmanned drones. the aclu says it obtained these documents from the sheriff's office through a california public records act, and they show the sheriff's office will do hamadi grant was received in october half approving the grant request for intelligence gathering and terrorism prevention but that is not a search of rescue. more with these flying aircraft than what it has told the public and the alameda county board of supvisors. alcu attorney linda lye says the board was expected to vote on the during tuesday night's pulled from the agenda. >> it received a grant from the ca
the players' union's offer. one point of contention between the two sides is that the length of the new contract owners want 18 year contract with players won a shorter one. >> on the bay area sports. the raiders taking on the denver broncos at the coliseum last night. broncos quarterback peyton manning through his 30th touchdown pass of the season on the game's opening drive. beating the raiders' 26 to 13 last night. carson palmer threw one interception that brought it is possible scorn changing for the raiders. loss was a fumble the set up a touchdown for the broncos as oakland lost its sixth straight game. the raiders will take on the kansas city chiefs' next sunday december the 16th at the coliseum at 1:25 p.m.. >> raiders running back darren mcfadden maybe sideline once again. he reinjured his ankle last night after playing for the first time in five weeks. mcfadden did not get to finish the game. head coach dennis allen says that he does not know the severity of mcfadden's injury. >> today dr. phil will talk about a mom and dad who are trying to get help for their 25 year-old drug
. look for low mid-60s in the east bay inland. and a 64 degrees in san leandro, union city, and also 60s for the north bay. 60s at the beaches and 60s on the peninsula. your kron 4 7 day around the bay tuesday, will start off with sunshine and the owls will b heavier clouds--flicker. and to showers lasting through the day with heavy clouds. however, clearing for the thursday afternoon and because this is coming in from the gulf of alaska, cold air toward even low mid '50s on the midweek or and the last chance will be on the saturday. >> the woman who was born she was born in 1896 and had lived during three different centuries but there was so much more to her life. george howell went and found one person that knew her best to learn more about her extraordinary life. she saw the turn of the century twice.living 116 years. the world's oldest person. her 77 year-old son tells her story best. "she was a very determined person. and she thought, if she wanted to do it, she could do it. she did most of the time." "well into her hundreds." "oh yeah, well into her hundreds. and she lived at home
increase in taxes, and severe spending cuts. meantime, dozens of move-on dot org and pro- union protestors. gathered outside san francisco city hall today, demanding that congress oppose cuts to medicare, medicaid and social security. and as kron 4's reggie kumar tells us. they say they are fed up with the fiscal cliff negotiations and want lawmakers to get their act together. close. in its history. to keep in mind: about 100 protesters held candles that a set of no more tax cuts for the rich and do not cut our benefits. they're asking congress to do the right thing by raising taxes on the top 2 percent. >> we need more revenue and david a. wonderful break for the last 10 years. now we it is time to share the sacrifice that the working people have been doing for all this time it. social security, medicare these are earned benefits, rights they should be a sacred trust. they should not be part of these negotiations right now. we should not be negotiation or compromise in people's futures this is time to step up for the 99%. it will ultimately be the best for the economy. >> people worry tha
express. this is an incredible delegation. union city, terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: spotty rainfall. mostly clear skies and a cool level of cold air from that storm. chilly conditions out the door tomorrow. widespread in the 30's, even in the 20s in some locations. mostly sunny skies. it will still be quite chilly with low 50s. by the end of friday, the rain will return. and a bit of the lull before saturday. the snow showers are tapering off and will have more on that coming up. let us take a look at the bay area. clear skies and still some spotty shower patterns offshore. we could get some areas of rainfall and near the coast. mostly, we will stay dry tonight and tomorrow. it will be well offshore and that will be for the story on friday. cold temperatures it is already in the low 40's in some locations. 30's, bay- area wide with 30's in concord, 33 degrees in concord freezing in livermore. and we are likely going to be seeing frost in these locations. certainly, giving yourself at least 10 extra minutes. before you head out the door, and make sure that your windshield is
-that the bombs what is on site. the union high school district is actually the school district that contacted mocked the vistmonte vista . >> continue as always also said to be shut down but they have not been affected. so far it is monte vista on mcclellan road. we have road leading to a high school block in all directions attention to keep everyone far back. so this is that the ignittechnician can go in and check the bomb. >> officials will let parents know when schools will be open. it is right now shut down. there is no one on campus. felipolice in cupertino are keeping people well that while they conduct their search. >> at this point a threat has been made in graffiti on the monte vista terrace is regarding student at the monte vista high school. >> we have heard no indication that this is legitimate but they are going to the process of clearing the campus room by room. we will let you know we did more informations. >> here traffic center with robins a major hot spots. and early one fatal accident on san mateo bridge has cleared. problems of one the one in redwood city. >> right between
. >> and that's because nevada was added to the union during the civil war. >> the slogan rests upon a sagebrush wreath that partially surrounds "nevada" and a large silver star. the star represents the importance of silver throughout nevada's history. huge quantities of silver still flow out of nevada's mines each year, and huge quantities of silver flow into nevada, as well, thanks to the thousands of slot machines in the state's most famous city, las vegas. with "flag facts," i'm scott. >> it's probably the first job most of us have, but being a good babysitter takes more than just knowing how to diaper and feed. alexa has a report. >> babies don't come with instruction manuals, but the american red cross has one created especially for babysitters. >> what i want you guys to do is follow step-by-step. >> the book goes along with a hands-on training course that's offered all across the country. >> the babysitting course at the american red cross covers a lot of subjects -- basic childcare, like diapering, spoon-feeding, putting kids to bed, and then we also talk about ways to stay safe on the
and also heavier rain into union city and fremont. this is moving off to the east. we'll see improving conditions shortly. things are starting to deteriorate into the east bay as this band moves from the west to the east. rainfall totals so far today, up and over an inch for san rafael. san francisco, close to an inch. a lot of places with .50. more is on the way for this evening and for tomorrow. here's a live view, san mateo bridge. as i was showing you on the radar, this is how it looks out there. we have a downpour on the span with a lot of heavy traffic by the way. now, for tonight at midnight, periods of rain continuing. off and on. we'll see the showers for tomorrow morning and some clearing as we get into the afternoon. future cast 10:00 p.m. shows scattered rain showers through the evening that will continue for the overnight after midnight into tomorrow morning. we could see some breaks of sunshine for the day tomorrow. a few breaks in the morning and then increasing sunshine for the afternoon. as far as the showers go at 6:00 a.m., scattered showers and they will begin to de
under the christmas tree. yoli assesses in union square this morning where we expect to see crowds of last-minute shoppers. when do most things open? >> it looks like a lot of these doors are wide to open around 7:00 in the morning. late shoppers like myself (laughter) will get a chance to buy some presence. macy's and has to recover because they would through this whole 24 hour deal over the weekend. they open on friday and did not close until late last night. we will see how well that worked out a lot of these surveys and research is sounds like it was pretty good for this last minute shopping. overall people are sticking to their budgets and keeping in the range with spending. hopefully will be able to talk to the manager at macy's to see what they expect today. >> thanks allot yoli. >> it looks like traffic is going to be giving us a break on christmas day at least for christmas day. >> a lot of people have christmas shopping to do today and it is going to be a dry one. no fuss out on the roadways, mainly sunny skies as the afternoon. later on tonight we will have that cloud co
the pair of remains and the house and union like road. the medical examiner has to remove those remains. 191 lake road was where the shooter resided with his sister. the medical examiner will be working on identification and i assume that will take quite a period of time. the assumption is that is the shooters sister. >> all seven paws were destroyed because they had to wait until the firefighters could get and. the time is 626 a m and this might even see the james lick is wet but it is moving ok at this hour. travel is light and a lot of people had the day off. wall street does not, we are just a few minutes from the opening bell. >> welcome back the time is 629 a m in just a minute away from the opening bell on wall street. the futures were flat this morning so we will keep an eye on that. first we want to get a look on weather and traffic because it is still raging out there. >> it is. we are looking at heavy showers this morning. storm tracker 4 so it is a bit of an act of morning today. san mateo and south bay's it was looking at pretty decent rain fall. richmond looks moderate to
. the strike is the eighth by the union since last september. it comes as both sides remain at odds in a lingering dispute over healthcare, benefits, and staffing issues. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. gas prices are going down. but milk prices are going up. i'll tell you about that when we come back in just a few minutes. gabe slate tech report >> a 60 percent of us will receive at least one gift card. it is expected that $1.6 billion will be not used in 2013 after that is crazy! wasted money, i and some of us forecast that we store them or even just for that -- that we have stored them. and i guess that some of us just forecast them. however, technology to the rescue with us forgetting about them a. this free application, " to achieve wh gyft'.... is the name of the free application. up load. and it will be able to be scanned right from your phone, to the cashier. your even able to swap with other people that have was that you want. gabe slate tech report kron 4. >> families across the u-s will have to rely on other sources of entertainment after netflix's video streaming
, union city. by the--bay. and 50s for the north bay. here is a look going towards 2013. increasing clouds and some showers possible for new year's eve. and sunshine tuesday, wednesday but it is not going to be that warmer toward only 20's. and the next chance of showers will be on thursday. >>> 2012 was a huge year for that tech worldamong other things.there was a big lawsuit involving apple and samsung. private space exploration took flight. kron 4 technology reporter gabe slate gives us a look back. >>> stop online piracy act...or 'sopa'.. activated an online protest.. and the web cried censorship.it was protest. with petitions calling for and organized boycotts. and wouldn't you know, that it worked! ahhh.. the power of organized internet community. >>> when facebook went public it was the most hyped stock ip0 - however many lost money when it opened at $38 but that was much overvalued. and dropped quickly. it bottomed out below $18. since then it has been steadily rebounding at currently, $25. >>> also, the trial war of 2012 from apple & samsung it is going to take a while for it to u
will be delivered here in san francisco at the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union. rumors about a big discovery began after curiosity's sciences was quoted as saying that a rover instrument responsible for finding inorganic compounds had gathered data for " the history books. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. >> pope benedict the 16th have officially joined twitter today launching his official twitter account. the formal announcement is set for a press conference with catholic and twitter officials said the vatican. the pope will be composing the tweeds for the new account himself. the pope will press the button to send first himself but after that other people will send tweet out on his behalf. in june 2011 the popes in his first week from the twitter account for the vatican new site no word on what the pope's tour account name will be yet. we will find out today. >> the time is for 50 2:00 a.m. coming up on the kron for morning new we still have quite a few pictures-- 4:52. there is a tree that fell over on a house. we can have--send us your pictures so we
. >> the american civil liberties union does not believe that the emmy account shares of what also use a remote control aircraft spots on local residents. kron fours reporter has the story. >> you may not see it as it flies over your home or backyard recording your every move. that is what is alleged that could happen if the element sheriff's office is allowed to use strong. >> this is video of the shares office introducing the public to the aircraft in october. this was said about the drought and privacy concerns back then. >> search and rescue missions bonds what caused, persons with firearms, rule areas that are not easily assess why patrol cars. those kinds of situations. we have at robots and our bomb squad and swat teams were 10 years. they are remote controlled we do not rows down the streets of a people. >> the documents obtained by the aclu which approved $31,000 in grant money for the drop says, the aerial units will be used for " intelligent and information sharing and dissemination planning. >> in another document referring to the drones on the alameda county sheriff's office, " ded
with a shooting that occurred in antioch two years ago. >> another big story in union city the new haven school district is celebrating after winning a multimillion-dollar grant. 29.3 million to be a precise. officials say they will use the money to buy computers. coaches and to enhance and teaches techniques and countless other upgrades. this is one of 16 schools nationwide to win such a large sum. at union cit >> and 7 cisco 0 tide was extremely low this evening. the national weather service said it had to recover from the high tide we experienced this afternoon. the tide was at minus 01 0.6. this happens annually and the national weather service says it happens around this time of year and last about two weeks. >> intact as the pope sent its first tweet instantly gains $1 million. the 85 year-old religious leader said an apple ipad 2 used the suite. the assistant tied it out but he pledged the send button. he said i think you for your generous response, i thank bless you from my heart. >> california gov. judd and jerry brown is being treated for prostate cancer. the office made the announcem
out to ditcher gives under the tree before christmas. kron 4 as you'll leak is live in union square this morning where we expect to see crowds of last-minute shoppers. yoli >> has maisie's read open? >> yes. they are ready for business. in fact this is a very good time for you to come on to the stores because it is very quiet. if you have a last minute guess because they expected to get very busy for the afternoon. yes square will open up about 8:00 a.m.. people can enjoy their time walking a round. it will probably get more busier later. >> when i passed by the mall earlier this was a rough weather i can imagine that union square today is not a bad day. >> eric us here now with our weather. it >> if you are heading out we do have high clouds in the distance. a small conditions as are your morning. if temperature rise is 49 degrees out the door in san francisco. as we take a look at the headlines you can expect the skies to be full sun. the clouds will develop later on. there is a another storm system that is going to come on christmas day. if you can expect rain to began in the aft
of the country. parents here in the bay area. holding their kids a little tighter. spending the day at union square in san francisco. while keeping the community of newtown conneticut in their minds. >> we got out to destroy ourselves. it is really hard we want to do--district ourselves distract. it was encouraging to see the resilience of the victims' families >>reporter: brian chavaria stops to listen on the corner of the street. clinging to his 5-year-old son. his seven year old daughter also close by. make every single moment count. remember that. >>reporter: shopping and ice skateing in the square. enjoying the best the city has to offer. with a greater appreciation for life. christopher heppner not taking days like these with his wife and children for granted. >> being a parent is a new sense of respect and perspective on how innocent children to our. >> our heart will go out to them a specially for christmas time it is important to spend time with family and for early enjoy each other in cherished moments. >>reporter: in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> coming up aft
and cities. this is not for urgent america. to gain access to the european union i understand it that this is a way for delta to benefit and expand more international flights. >> lindsey lohan and the irs? >> yes, do not mess with the irs. her tax bill, and charlie sheen and helped but she still is off the hook -- on the hook. she will work her way on to but she is drinking two bottles of a five, per day. and do not mess with the irs because there will not leave you alone. she is an estimated note drinking two bottles of vodka per day. >> and this question is what we do with my old 4 01 k? >> my generation, we will work about six jobs. and i always say take it with you. you are not going to faa itself directed ira.. and you could even call vanguard and say what could i do. you could even sign up online to take it with you to a constant state and consolidate -- send your questions to black@black.com banff we can see some rainfall increasing. >> we could see some quickly moving system with not much accumulation. it is mainly a missing us but well to the north and edging to the n
is one to happen in six months, two months? does the president make this a state of the union. this is something that only grassroots power is going to have a victory. right now, the nra has a lock on a house in the senate. if you look of the contributions of a photo collection, 80 percent of the contributions from the republicans, of the -- republican convention. >> and if you look to the -- contributions of the -- collection. >> they are saying that people kill guns and no guns kill people. there ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. a fresh-cut tri tip sirloin served with a succulent lobster tail. just $16.99. sizzler. >> m4 continue to follow the tragedy at an elementary school in new town connecticut.local reaction now back to our developing27 people dead in an elementary school shooting. chldren. police say, the shooter is being questioned by police. the gunman's mother has also been found dead -- in his h
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